Croton – repotting

I live in Toronto and every summer I put my 25 year old, 5 feet tall croton on a porch where it thrives in 6 hours of sun. I usually spray it with soap and water, then rinse and bring…

Saucer Magnolia

At the beginning I thought that it was a sort of a shock resulting from transplant. I inserted 3 sticks of fertilizer in the ground about 10 days ago, but I don’t see a big improvement. We asked the landscaper…

Saucer Magnolia

We live around High Park area in Toronto (Zone 5 is my guess) and planted this Saucer Magnolia at the end of May. We noticed that started to dent and dry out around the edges. It is also growing new…

Transplanted yews

I am in Boston. My neighbor had three large yews, (2 are 9′ H, 5′ W, 1 is 7’H 4’W), he announced he wanted to get rid of them. They had been manicured round for years. I tried to transplant…

Dying hibiscus, massive feeder root loss

Advice please on how to keep alive a friend’s 20 yr old potted indoor hibiscus (great sentimental value) a cat has climbed, causing 95% feeder root loss. Major wilt and leaf yellowing since the trauma on June 28th. I’ve been…

Serviceberry Tree

We are in Windsor, Ontario. Just 3 weeks ago I put this serviceberry in my front yard. It is corner house. Just after few days leafs started getting yellow. picture attached. Any idea or help.…

Serviceberry Transplant Problem

Hi there — About 2 weeks ago, I transplanted a pretty mature (7 years in same spot) service berry from my back yard to the front because it had outgrown the spot we initially planted it in. I don’t think…

Rasberry canes

Hello, I have a number of young raspberry shoots that have overgrown into my veggie garden and I wish to transplant them to grow a few more fall veggies. Just wondering if this is a safe time to do a…

Amelanchier Rainbow Pillar

We planted the above shrub/tree in May and I just noticed that the interior leaves have turned yellow and are dropping.  What is the problem and what is the solution. It is about 4 feet tall.…